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Title: Measurement and Uncertainty
Url: http://www.saburchill.com/physics/chap03.html
Creator: Hoult, David
Publisher: Open Door Team
Description: This item, part of the Open Door website, explains the role of uncertainty in measurement. It offers detailed explanations of systematic and random error, along with specific examples. It also discusses how to create graphs and how uncertainty can be indicated on graphs.
LC Classification: Science -- Physics -- Mathematical physics -- Special topics, A-Z -- Graph theory
Science -- Physics -- Mathematical physics -- Study and teaching. Research
Science -- Physics -- Weights and measures -- Measurement of special quantities
GEM Subject: Mathematics
Mathematics -- Instructional issues
Science -- Physics
Science -- Instructional issues
Key Concept: Mathematics -- Graphs
Mathematics -- Measurement
Physics
Key Concepts Complete: Yes
Resource Type: Instructional Materials
Lesson Plans
Mathematical Models
Science Materials
Format: html
Audience: College/University Instructors
Higher Education
Secondary Education
Teachers
Technical School First Cycle
University First Cycle
Language: English
Rights: David Hoult and The Open Door Team
Access Rights: Free access
Subject: General Physics
graph
Graphing
graphs
measurement
Measurement/Units
Physics
science
significant figures
uncertainty
units
Date Of Record Release: 2010-08-11 03:00:02 (W3C-DTF)
Date Last Modified: 2011-07-26 15:39:27 (W3C-DTF)
Source: comPADRE  comPADRE
Full Record Views: 90
Resource URL Clicks: 8
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